Original Volunteers is the UK’s leading independent provider of volunteering holidays
Original Volunteers is the UK’s leading independent volunteering specialist. Every year we send volunteers to more than 100 projects across 18 countries. Our placements are ethical, flexible, low-cost and tailored to you.
We’ve helped thousands of volunteers enjoy life-affirming experiences around the globe. But don’t take our word for it, read their reviews.
We’re low cost
We are budget volunteering specialists, with projects starting from just £55 per week including accommodation.
We offer placements from just one or two weeks and don’t restrict you to fixed start dates.
We offer variety
We offer a range of placements, from work with orphans, street kids and students to animals, conservation and health care.
You’re fully supported
We have a team of experienced local staff at every project to support you. You’ll never be on your own.
We can tailor placements to your requests. Have a specific idea in mind and can’t find it on our site? Get in touch!
“Go for it! It was worth it. I am a much stronger person as a result.”